Demytryk Jackson has been sentenced to a total of five years for first-degree assault, armed criminal action and leaving the scene of an accident.
On Dec. 5, 2012, Jackson approached W.H. and the two started fighting in the Fountain Park neighborhood. Jackson took out a handgun and fired multiple times as W.H. ran away. W.H. was shot in the arm.
On April 9, 2013, Jackson was driving a car that hit another car in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. He got out of the car through a window and ran away from the scene.
Today, Jackson pleaded guilty to first-degree assault, armed criminal action and leaving the scene of an accident. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Steve Ohmer sentenced Jackson to five years for first-degree assault, three years for armed criminal action and four years for leaving the scene of an accident. All sentences are to run concurrently.